ERIELL Group has successfully completed drilling of the first well within the framework of the new project with Severneftegazprom at the Yuzhno-Russkoye oil/gas/condensate field known for some of the most hard-to-recover gas reserves.
Gazprom International on May 7 began drilling the well Shahbazpur-3 in the Padma river delta in Bangladesh. The well is expected to be 2,956 meters deep.
Russian energy giant Gazprom hopes to supply China with natural gas, but is not planning to cooperate with Chinese firms in drilling, Gazprom Deputy Executive Director Vitaly Markelov said on May 13, RIA Novosti has reported.
Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licences 120 B/Gimle Unit, has completed drilling of an observation well with exploration targets, 34/10-C-18 A, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate reported on April 9.
Statoil has started its latest Gulf of Mexico exploration campaign. It started drilling Martin, a high-impact prospect, on 20 April, the company reported in a news release.
Russia is taking a string of measures in its planning of Arctic offshore oil and gas projects.
Norway should not drill for oil along the border to Russia in today’s political situation following the annexation of Crimea, says leader of Parliament’s Energy Committee, Barents Observer reported on April 15.
GDF SUEZ, operator of production licence 607, has concluded drilling of wildcat well 7218/8-1. The well is dry, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on April 10.
The amount of 2,222,850 tons of crude oil or 100.4 percent versus March 2013 (+7.9 thousand tons) was produced at Tatneft, while the three months production amounted to 6,452,681 tons (100.45%), which is 28,767 tons more than in 2013 (100.45%) Tatneft’s press office said
In January-March 2014, Surgutneftegas produced 15,106.7 thousand tonnes of crude oil, its press office said on April 9.